• Nissan Murano

    Nissan Murano -

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  • Nissan Murano

    Nissan Murano -

    Image courtesy of Nissan

Key facts

2008 Nissan Murano, 2009 MY information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4834 mm
How heavy?
1877 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3498 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
265 PS / 261 bhp / 195 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
325 Nm / 240 / 33.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm


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2008 Nissan Murano technical specifications


The Murano is a motor vehicle from Nissan, with four wheel drive, a front located engine and a 5 door off-road vehicle body style.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.5 litre, double overhead camshaft 60 degree V 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 261 bhp (265 PS/195 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 325 N·m (240 lb·ft/33.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
Power is transmitted to the wheels via a continuously variable gearbox.
It weighs a quoted 1877 kg at the kerb.
2008 Nissan Murano data
2008 Nissan Murano, 2009 MY data
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2825 111.2
Track/tread (front) 1610 63.4
Track/tread (rear) 1610 63.4
Length 4834 190.3
Width 1880 74
Height 1702 67
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1877 kg 4138 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 82 litres 18 UK Gal 21.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Nissan
Engine code VQ35DE
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3498 cc
(213.461 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.5 × 81.4 mm
3.76 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 265 PS (261 bhp) (195 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 74.6 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 325 Nm (240 ft·lb) (33.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 92.91 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1167.5 kPa (169.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 583 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 140.98 PS/g
103.69 kW/g
139.05 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.64 kg/kW
16.11 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7½JJ x 18
Wheel size rear 7½JJ x 18
Tyres front 235/65 R 18 103H
Tyres rear 235/65 R 18 103H
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox continuously variable transmission
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID180081
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 33.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Nissan Murano added 2008-07-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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